Obtaining Good Standing Certificate
Official name for Certificate of Good Standing in Washington is "Certificate of Existence/Authorization".
Most states want to see a certificate of good standing (or its equivalent) before allowing a company to do business in that state as a "foreign entity" (process called foreign qualification). Companies that intend to expand abroad might also need to obtain certificate of good standing, and then certify it for foreign use (either with Apostille or Embassy Certification).
Any company registered in Washington can order Certificate of Existence/Authorization from the Washington Secretary of State, provided it is indeed is in good standing. Processing time is typically around two weeks plus mailing time.
We can help you obtain Certificate of Existence/Authorization for your company from Washington Secretary of State. In case your company turns out to be not in good standing, we will research the reasons and the remedies to bring it back to good standing, and will notify you of the results of our research.
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Obtaining Certificate of Good Standing
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- New Hampshire
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- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
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